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    Are you referring to a half round drill?

    Are you referring to a half round drill?
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    I am surprised that the spindle would turn at all...

    I am surprised that the spindle would turn at all with the heavy gear lube in the bearings. I had a Lehmann lathe with close fitted bronze bearings. They were drip lubricated. If someone...
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    Where does the water go? It rises to the top....

    Where does the water go? It rises to the top. Assuming the top of the fill will be blow floor level it will have to be pumped or bailed out.
  4. We really need to see what the back of the part...

    We really need to see what the back of the part looks like. How are you holding the part? 3 jaw, 4 jaw, or faceplate?
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    Fill the pit with sand like used in concrete....

    Fill the pit with sand like used in concrete. Flood the pit with water. Use a concrete vibrator. Run the vibrator head all the way to the bottom. Do that every couple feet. That will make the sand...
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    I have one too. It is at Colona IL. If you are...

    I have one too. It is at Colona IL. If you are in Eastern Iowa you could drive over and inspect it.
  7. The last time I was there Lost Creek Machine had...

    The last time I was there Lost Creek Machine had several Dickson toolposts and tool holders.

    I have a Dickson toolpost & 3 or 4 holders plus one holder that fits a larger toolpost.
    Give me the...
  8. I have Gamet boring heads in 1/2" and 3/4" bar...

    I have Gamet boring heads in 1/2" and 3/4" bar size. Both have removable shanks.
  9. I used lye dissolved in water.

    I used lye dissolved in water.
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    If the change gears are a common module or DP it...

    If the change gears are a common module or DP it is likely they will be available. Check the internet. You will probably have to modify the bore to suit your lathe.

    Also check flea bay.
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    If a chain fall is used horizontally i is a pain...

    If a chain fall is used horizontally i is a pain in the ass keeping the hand chain feeding into the sprocket properly. I prefer a ratchet hoist for all horizontal pulls.

    The load chain on most...
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    We used to make the middle .505" dia. That way...

    We used to make the middle .505" dia. That way the are is erectly .200 square inches. It saved calculating back in the day before computers or programmable calculators.
  13. Beautiful. All the answers in one post.

    Beautiful. All the answers in one post.
  14. The way the rolls are attached I wold not trust...

    The way the rolls are attached I wold not trust them to maintain center distance. In the last pic on the auction site they didn't even attempt to remove cosmoline from the top of the base. My...
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    In a variable speed drive the maximum torque...

    In a variable speed drive the maximum torque available at the spindle will be the same at maximum and minimum RPM. With a geared head machine the torque in the lower ranges is multiplied by the gear...
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    Even though you got the job done you might want a...

    Even though you got the job done you might want a source for nickel silver rod. Here it is.
    Nickel Silver Round Stock - Jantz Supply
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    Some ag cylinders us smooth drawn tubing without...

    Some ag cylinders us smooth drawn tubing without honing. They do not last long.
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    Is the voltage from one phase to neutral 120v? ...

    Is the voltage from one phase to neutral 120v? If so you do not need a transformer.
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    Carmex - Metric Catalog 2021...

    Carmex - Metric Catalog 2021
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    If I were to make a shank I would start with a 40...

    If I were to make a shank I would start with a 40 taper Microbore bar. I found some as cheap as $25 on the bay.
  21. A modern chain to fit that hoist will likely be...

    A modern chain to fit that hoist will likely be sold as "Not For Lifting".

    Geared chain hoists are cheap enough that it hardly worth fixing up a differential hoist.
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    Try to find another Enco or Gamet boring head...

    Try to find another Enco or Gamet boring head with the shank you want. Sell the one with the R8 shank. Otherwise figure out how to make your own shank.
  23. If it is the old style with a serpentine flat...

    If it is the old style with a serpentine flat belt your best bet is a motor swap.
  24. I have a small Wilden style double diaphragm pump...

    I have a small Wilden style double diaphragm pump in plastic. As I recall it is 1/4" pipe size. It is air driven. NOS. If it will work for you shoot me a PM.
    It is similar to this: McMaster-Carr
  25. For fasteners try: Maryland Metrics or Metric...

    For fasteners try:
    Maryland Metrics
    or
    Metric & Multistandard Components.
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